Polish government under pressure over eavesdropping scandal

The opposition has called on Prime Minister Donald Tusk’s Cabinet to resign after a magazine said it had a tape of a conversation in which Poland’s central bank chief calls for the finance minister to be fired in return for the bank helping the government with economic problems.

The revelations have triggered what is shaping up as a major crisis for Tusk’s government.

Poland’s Wprost weekly news magazine said it had what it described as a compromising recording of a private meeting in a Warsaw restaurant last July between central bank governor Marek Belka and Interior Minister Bartlomiej Sienkiewicz.

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